On 10 June 2021 the Saeima has adopted and on 28 June 2021 the President of the Republic of Latvia has announced amendments to the Customs Law of the Republic of Latvia, which introduce a new procedure for the application of the Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council of 12 June 2013 (EC) No 608/2013 on customs enforcement of intellectual property rights and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 1383/2003 (hereinafter – Regulation 608/2013) at the national level.
On April 7, 2021, the patent attorney of Agency TRIA ROBIT Voldemars Osmans participated in the webinar “Patenting inventions in the European Patent Office (EPO)”, which was organized by the National Association of Patent Attorneys of Ukraine.
From March 23 to 24, 2021 professional patent attorney of Agency TRIA ROBIT Vladimirs Anohins participated in the virtual conference 2021 “What’s Next for Brands: A View from Europe Conference” organized by International Trademark Association.
Trademark Attorneys of Agency TRIA ROBIT – Ms. Alīna Bogdanoviča, Ms. Sabīne Ūdre and Mrs. Aļona Sivcova participated in training sessions organized by EUIPO from February 24 to 26 relating to the 20 million Euro SME Fund ‘The Ideas Powered for Business’.
On January 21, 2021, the Saeima of the Republic of Latvia adopted and on February 2, the President of the State announced amendments to the Civil Procedure Law, by which professional patent attorneys has been renewed in the right to represent their clients before the court of cassation instance (Senate of the Supreme Court) in industrial property disputes.
The trademark attorneys of Agency TRIA ROBIT Mr. Broņislavs Baltrumovičs and Ms. Sabīne Ūdre provided presentations on behalf of the right holders HUGO BOSS; L`Oreal; Champagne and Hello Kitty, informing customs officials about the latest trends of the original products and their protection signs, as well as about the most recent counterfeits and their distinguishing features.
Bronislavs Baltrumovics, senior lawyer and trademark attorney of Agency TRIA ROBIT, helped Muhammad Azeem and LLC “Mishel Azeem and Company” successfully protect the company’s trademark from an attempt by a former partner to register a trademark in his name illegally and in bad faith.
Event date: August 7, 2020 .
Agency TRIA ROBIT is proud to be co-organizer and co-sponsor of this year’s Young Practitioners and Trademark Administrators Reception organized by the International Trademark Association (INTA) in collaboration with NJORD (Estonia), RŪTA PUMPUTIENĖ LAW FIRM (Lithuania) and Agency TRIA ROBIT (Latvia).
We are honored that Agency TRIA ROBIT, its head Vladimir Anohin and patent attorney Bronislav Baltrumovich were included in this year’s WTR 1000 rating.
On February 6, 2020, the Saeima (the Parliament) of the Republic of Latvia in third reading approved the new “Trademark Law”, which will replace the previous law “On Trademarks and Geographical Indications”, which has been in force in Latvia since July 15, 1999.